The Schecter Demon and the Schecter Omen are both great guitars for metal and hard rock. They both have a fast, aggressive sound that is perfect for shredding solos and power chords. The Demon has a Floyd Rose tremolo system for added sustain and stability, and the Omen has a fixed bridge for more tuning stability. Both guitars have 24 frets and active pickups for a huge range of tones. The Demon has a maple neck and rosewood fingerboard for a bright, cutting sound, and the Omen has a mahogany neck and ebony fingerboard for a darker, more resonant sound.

Schecter Demon vs Omen

Schecter Demon

Schecter Omen


Schecter Schecter


$350 $549

Number Of Strings

7 8

Available Colors

White, Black, Red White, Black, Brown


Body Type

Flamed Maple Solid Body

Body Material

Basswood Basswood

Body Bridge

Tune-O-Matic w/ String Thru Body Schecter Custom Hardtail


Neck Shape

Thin C Thin C

Neck Material

Maple Maple w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods

Neck Joints

Bolt-On Bolt-On

Scale Length

26.5″ 26.5″

Number Of Frets

24 XL Jumbo 24 XL Jumbo

Nut Width

1.89” 2.126”

Hardware & Electronics

Bridge Pickup

Schecter Diamond Active HB-105S (Humbucker / Active) Schecter Diamond Plus (Humbucker / Passive)

Neck Pickup

Schecter Diamond Active HB-105S (Humbucker / Active) Schecter Diamond Plus (Humbucker / Passive)


3 Way 3 Way

Volume Knobs

1 1

Tone Controls

1 1
7.7/10 8/10

Is it worth buying the Schecter Demon-7 Guitar?

The Schecter Demon-7 is a 7-string guitar that’s built for metal. It has a fast maple neck, maple fingerboard, and a flamed maple top. The body is made of mahogany, and it has a Floyd Rose tremolo system. The Schecter Demon also has black hardware and a 24-fret fingerboard. However, it might be lacking in terms of versatility.

Is it worth buying the Schecter Omen-8 Guitar?

The Schecter Omen-8 returns to the classic design that made it relevant, played and loved — shaping sound across generations and genres of music. In 8-string form, the Omen-8 provides the extended range and power that modern metal players demand. The mahogany body features a maple top, providing tight lows and crisp highs. The 3-piece maple neck is reinforced with carbon fiber for added stability and features a rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets. The Schecter Diamond Plus pickups offer a wide range of tones, perfect for any style of music. The Omen-8 also features a Floyd Rose Special bridge for rock-solid tuning stability.

Which is better:Schecter Demon-7 or Schecter Omen-8

The results show that the Schecter Omen is the better guitar overall with its final score of 8.0 compared to the Schecter Demon 7.7 score, no really 7.7 for the Demon 7.

The Schecter Omen-8 wins when it comes to sound, build quality, and playability. On the other hand, the Schecter Demon-7 has the upper hand when it comes to value for the money.

If you got small hands, neither of these guitars will be very comfortable for you to play.